801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2018
Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, United Kingdom

Contemporary Textile Practice - Cardiff Metropolitan University

The Foundation Degree in Contemporary Textile Practice will enable you to explore your creative side, while giving you the knowledge and skills required to be successful in the Textiles industry. Using a mix of lectures, seminars, technical workshops, demonstration and supervised studio activities, you will develop an understanding and awareness of the nature of textile materials, a working knowledge of elected technical skills in print, stitch and embroidery, and the opportunity to engage with contemporary design practice. The curriculum covers the key areas of drawing, colour theory, studio design techniques, understanding and experimentation with different types of materials and the use of digital media. The course has a commercial focus and students will gain an understanding of the Textiles industry and business practice. To enable this there is a significant work based learning element to the programme, which gives students the opportunity to use their acquired skills, gain experience and enhance their employability. Students also have the opportunity to top-up their qualification to a BA (Hons) Textiles offered by Cardiff Metropolitan University

  • Qualification
    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    CAVC - Barry Campus,BarryUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £7,500
  • Scotland Year 1 £7,500
  • Wales Year 1 £7,500
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £7,500
  • EU Year 1 £7,500